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Holmen's AGM - SEK 11 Dividend
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, March 26, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Holmen AB's shareholders resolved at Wednesday's Annual General Meeting in favour of paying a dividend of SEK 11 per share.
New Head of Capio Elderly Care business area
GOTHENBURG, Sweden, March 26, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Dwight Sjostedt has been appointed new head of the Capio Elderly Care business area and Managing Direcotor of Actica Omsorg AB. Sjostedt has held senior management positions in several large Swedish companies and joined the Group most recently from NCC Building, where he was Financial Officer. Since October 2003, he has participated in the introduction of a new payroll system and a uniform IT platform for Capio Elderly Care. He assumes his new position effective March 31.
Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corp.
Integra LifeSciences Confirms Earnings Guidance
PLAINSBORO, N.J., March 26, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation (Nasdaq:IART) announced today that the Company's guidance for earnings per share of $0.16 for the first quarter of 2003 remains unchanged. Excluding a potential in-process research and development charge related to a $1.5 million milestone payment that may become due in connection with a previous acquisition, we expect our earnings to be within a range of $0.78 to $0.82 per share in 2003 and $1.05 to $1.10 per share in 2004. In accordance with the Company's usual practices, management's expectations for 2003 and 2004 financial performance do not include the impact of acquisitions or other strategic corporate transactions that have not yet closed. Additional forward-looking information will be discussed on Integra's conference call following the release of our first quarter 2003 earnings on April 30, 2003.
Stocklemon Releases Report on Storage Alliance Inc.
LOS ANGELES, March 26, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Stocklemon.com has released the second part of an investigation into the business of Storage Alliance Inc. (OTCBB:SGAL). This report focuses on the March 24, 2003 10Q filing by Storage Alliance that discusses among other things a counter suit made by International Datashare Corp. for civil conspiracy and a going concern from their auditing firm. The full report can be viewed at www.stocklemon.com.
Proposal of Board of Directors and Auditors for Telelogic
MALMO, Sweden, March 26, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- For the Annual General Meeting in Telelogic, (Stockholm Exchange:TLOG), on April 2, 2003, shareholders representing approximately 29% of the votes propose that the number of board members remain unchanged (six with no deputies). It is also proposed that the remuneration for the Board for the period until next AGM remains unchanged (SEK 900,000 of which SEK 500,000 to the Chairman and SEK 100,000 to each board member not employed by Telelogic).
Brodsky & Smith, LLC
Law Offices of Brodsky & Smith, LLC Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against AFC Enterprises, Inc. -- AFCE
BALA CYNWYD, Pa., March 26, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Law offices of Brodsky & Smith, LLC today announced that a securities class action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of shareholders who purchased the common stock and other securities. The class action lawsuit was filed in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia on behalf of all purchasers of the common stock of AFC Enterprises, Inc. ("AFC" or the "Company") (Nasdaq:AFCE) from March 2, 2001 through March 24, 2003, inclusive (the "Class Period").
Northrop Grumman Corp.
Northrop Grumman Wins U.S. Army CECOM Rapid Response Contract
HERNDON, Va., March 26, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) and seven additional contractors have been awarded an eight-year indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (ID/IQ) contract by the U.S. Army Communications Electronics Command (CECOM) for the CECOM Rapid Response (CR2) program. The overall ceiling of this ID/IQ contract is more than $2.7 billion.